National, regional c-store chains activate, ship ENDS devices
GRANT-VALKARIA, Fla. – Kaival Brands Innovations Group, Inc., announced the addition of almost 2,000 convenience stores to its retail network currently selling the BIDI® Stick, a premium electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) intended for adults 21 and over.
The announcement covers activation and initial shipment of BIDI® Sticks to over 1,000 Circle K locations and another 900 Kwik Trip and MAPCO stores, with another 5,300 locations planned for the remainder of the year.
Regarding Circle K, officials said the company activated over 1,000 new Circle K locations by mid-June, with the goal of ramping up to 5,000 this year.
“Following the recent, commendable increased enforcement by the [U.S. Food and Drug Administration] against bad actors in the ENDS industry, which we fully support, we are excited to announce the renewed rollout of the BIDI® Stick in Circle K, where the products will be made available for I.D. and age-verified adult tobacco users (21 and over),” stated Eric Mosser, President & Chief Operating Officer of Kaival Brands. “Important milestones like this are a natural outgrowth of the marketing and distribution efforts®previously announced as we’ve worked since late last year to educate retailers of the benefits of BIDI® Stick vs. non-compliant competition.”
In a separate announcement, Kaival Brands said it completed the initial shipment of BIDI® Sticks to over 900 Kwik Trip and MAPCO locations, with a ramp up to over 1,200 locations planned for the remainder of this year.
ABOUT KAIVAL BRANDS
Based in Grant-Valkaria, Florida, Kaival Brands is a company focused on incubating innovative and profitable adult-focused products into mature and dominant brands, with a current focus on the distribution of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) also known as “e-cigarettes”. Our business plan is to seek to diversify into distributing other nicotine and non-nicotine delivery system products (including those related to hemp-derived cannabidiol (known as CBD) products). Kaival Brands and Philip Morris Products S.A. (via sublicense from Kaival Brands) are the exclusive global distributors of all products manufactured by Bidi Vapor.
Learn more about Kaival Brands at https://ir.kaivalbrands.com/overview/default.aspx.